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Do not use a PNG as favicon...

Julian Buss, Jul 19, 2009, 1:53:33 PM

...or your Domino server will crash.

In the XPages all properties -> "page icon" you can define a favicon for the page.

Normally you use an image in ICO format, which all browsers understand. Some browsers like Firefox understand PNG images here, too. So you might come up with the idea to use a PNG as favicon for a XPage... but trust me, you don't want to do that!

Why? Because your Domino 8.5 server will crash if you open a XPage with a PNG favicon :-)

This is known to IBM and they try to fix it, either in the upcoming 8.5.1 or later.

2 responses to Do not use a PNG as favicon...

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Paul Hannan, July 19, 2009 at 1:58 PM

And this issue has been fixed in 8.5.1 :-)